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Medalta in the Historic Clay District

Les Manning has just left Medicine Hat and moved to a communal living environment in Calgary. He has late stage Alzheimer’s and needs to be closer to his family. more

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Medalta, the ceramic centre in Medicine Hat, Alta., heads into the New Year led by Aaron Nelson. more

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To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Esplanade Art Gallery in Medicine Hat, Alta., invited 17 ceramic artists to explore Canadian themes and identities. more

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Ceramic artists from as far away as Singapore have moved to Medicine Hat, a migration that led Medalta’s curator, Jenna Stanton, to ponder what artists contribute to the communities where they live. more

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Clint Neufeld will guide you through all aspects of mold making and slip casting in this 5-day workshop. more

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We have been doing some pretty exciting research here at Medalta this year. Some know Medalta as an artists residency program, some know it as a National Historic Site and others know Medalta for its community programming. more

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On April 9, 2015, BMO Financial Group announced a $350,000 donation to Medalta to create new artists lodging facilities on the Historic Medicine Hat Brick & Tile Plant site which was acquired from I-XL Industries in 2011. more

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Re-Designed Medalta @ MADE

Photo by Medalta Curator Jenna Stanton

Medalta is making the old new again with an innovative new line of dishes. Re-Designed Medalta is a new concept that has artists and designers creating contemporary patterns for whiteware dishes that have been in storage for decades. more

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Medalta has some especially exciting news to share. Thanks to two very generous donations, we are getting ready to install a brand new natural gas Blaauw kiln in our contemporary artist studios. more

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Aaron Nelson "Connectivity"

Photo by Luke Fandrich

Medalta Artistic Director, Aaron Nelson's latest exhibition at the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre in Medicine Hat is titled, appropriately enough, "Connectivity". more

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In May 2013, Medalta asked Steve Grimmer of the University of Manitoba to invite artists, designers and researcherd to Medalta for three weeks in order to explore two convergent technologies of ceramics and 3D printing. more

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The Art of James Marshall is a beautiful coffee table book featuring Marshall's life, told through his vast and varied body of work (including his pencil drawings, large-scale murals, ceramic art and photography). more

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The Medalta Potteries National Historic Site in Medicine Hat recently unveiled a two-year renovation project, the result of $3 million in funding raised by the Friends of Medalta Society. more

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For decades, the Medalta Potteries in Medicine Hat, Alberta produced 75 per cent of all the dishes manufactured in Canada. more

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